A guest (left) at ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Grand Rapids is thrilled to discover the market for this pastoral 1881 oil painting by noted Hudson River School artist Jasper Cropsey has exploded in the last three decades. The owner's brother-in-law purchased the painting for $7,000 in the 1970s; today, appraiser Debra Force values the piece at a stunning $300,000.
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW drives to the Gilmore Car Museum near Grand Rapids, Michigan, for a look at their collection of more than 1,500 hood ornaments or “mascots.” Highlights include a letter from Grand Rapids native son Gerald Ford, written in 1967 to his former kindergarten teacher; a pair of earrings made from cufflinks given to the guest’s grandfather by Czar Nicholas II of Russia; and an 1881 painting by noted Hudson River School artist Jasper Cropsey, valued at $300,000.
This two-part documentary, based on the book of the same name by Nebraska photographer Michael Forsberg, examines the remaining “wildness” in the states that compose the Great Plains. The program captures the places and creatures that survive after 150 years of settlement, as well as the people who care for and preserve this fragile ecosystem. The Great Plains are marked by geographic expanse and diverse beauty.
"A Long Hard Struggle" on Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild airs on Tuesday, September 3rd at 7:00 p.m. on channel 3.
With one war ended, a new one is looming as the iron curtain falls across Europe. Suspecting that British atomic research has been infiltrated, MI5 asks Foyle to investigate the possibility of a Russian spy network in the heart of London. During his inquiry, Foyle learns that his former driver, Sam, has been working for one of the possible suspects. Could she be involved?
"Foyle's War, Series VII" starts on Sunday, September 15th at 8:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.
Celia reacts badly to John’s revelation that Caroline is gay. When she and Alan have dinner with Caroline and Kate, she’s very rude to Kate. Alan feels crushed after this, and tells Gillian that it’s over between him and Celia. Back in Harrogate, a livid Caroline gives Celia a dressing down. Celia duly apologizes to Kate and begs her not to leave Caroline. The next day Celia is shocked to learn that Alan's had a heart attack. She stays by his bedside, telling him that their wedding plans are back on now she’s made things right with Caroline. Against the odds, Alan regains consciousness.
ACL presents the evolution of electric guitar music with Sonic Youth and The Black Keys. Sonic Youth showcases the avant-garde rock of its latest album The Eternal, while The Black Keys highlights the classic blues rock of its recent record Brothers.
Austin City Limits airs on Saturdays at 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 p.m. on channel 3 and 10:00 p.m on channel 3-1.